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Online homework help for students in grades K-12. Live tutoring with certified tutors is available daily from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Also includes lessons, tutorials, homework tools, practice tests, writing assistance, skills building, ESL services, and an adult learning centre.
The cloudLibrary™ has both eBooks and eAudiobooks downloadable to your eReader, smartphone or tablet.
Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. Consumer Reports publishes reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services based on reporting and results from its in-house testing laboratory and survey research center. It also publishes general and targeted product/service buying guides.
With Britannica Library, it’s easy to choose an age-appropriate level for conducting research, completing homework assignments and working on special projects in the library or at home.
Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
Flipster is a free, digital magazine service. Access dozens of popular titles and download issues for offline reading.
Online learning with a six-week course in a structured, instructor led environment. New lessons are released twice each week and cover such topics as MS Word, Photography, Creative Writing, Guitar, Languages, Successful Relationships, Job Searching and Starting your own business.
hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere. All you need is your Pickering Public Library card to get started.
Watch over 26,000 films on Kanopy! See classic films from The Criterion Collection, learn about every subject imaginable from The Great Courses and PBS, or indulge in festival indies or world cinema from award-winning filmmakers. Kanopy makes it easy to find something great to stream: all you need is your Pickering Public Library card.
Films and TV series that help children develop empathy and mindfulness through entertaining and educational videos. Parental controls and Common Sense Media ratings keep kids safe.
A large collection with plenty of ebooks, audiobooks and videos for adults, teens and children alike. All titles are downloadable to your eReader, smartphone or tablet.
Learn at your own pace, anytime, with these popular video courses covering the latest in commercial software, creative and graphic arts, and business skills. Each course is hosted by an industry leader.
The Merck Manuals are a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine. They are offered as a free public service to health care professionals and the general public.
Magazines, newspapers, and ebooks for your research projects.
For grades 3 to 6, this is a curated database of children’s e-books, on a range of topics. There are no check-out times or wait lists, the books are always available.
TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. It also includes National Geographic videos and games.